Value for money reduction tempts buyers

BUYERS can recognise value when they see it — and they clearly saw it at Glanworth this month. Three four/five bed detached houses here have been snapped up at just e250,000 a pop, in the few weeks since they appeared in these pages.

Developer Fourcon slashed prices to shift their remaining completed stock left in the development in the pretty north Cork village, a few miles out of Fermoy.

Deposits have been put down on the three 1,640 sq ft detached houses, via Keane Mahony Smith, and now they have a couple of four beds to throw into the price-drop pot: how does 1,376 sq ft of finished detached homes, with four-bed bedrooms grab you, each at e215,000? And with 230 sq ft of convertible attic space as well? If you are tempted, a showhouse to show the exact offering opens on March 29.

According to Darragh Taaffe of KMS, the considerable price reductions and price per square foot value tempted buyers: his three deposits now taken are from a young Garda, an army officer, and a local.

The three Glanworth houses just sold in the Páirc na gCrann scheme are over 1,640 sq ft with the option of a further convertable 300 sq ft space in the attic. The houses come floored, tiled, with kitchens and fully painted.

The scheme of 65 houses now has less than 10 units to sell, with three bed detacheds priced around e190,000.

Meanwhile, the same Keane Mahony Smith selling agent Darragh Taaffe brings a city suburban investment/FTB offering to market at a market-friendly price.

No 7 Cois Coillte, built in the early 1990s in a wooded setting on the edge of Douglas village, is a two-bed ground floor duplex of 830 sq ft, with brick facade. Set just below Carr’s Hill, there’s easy parking, a wooded stream-side walkway leads to the heart of Douglas village and shops, and asking price is e215,000. The sale includes all appliances.

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